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MEDIA RELEASE: Northern Shrimp Stock Assessment Shows Increase and Opportunity

Mar 4, 2021

March 4, 2021 – DFO held a technical briefing for northern shrimp today to update industry stakeholders on the most


MEDIA RELEASE: FFAW-Unifor Launches Corporate Concentration Campaign Video Series

Mar 1, 2021

March 1, 2021 – The Fish, Food and Allied Workers Union (FFAW-Unifor) is launching a public relations advertising campaign today


MEDIA RELEASE: Snow Crab Assessment Update Shows Positive Signs

Feb 26, 2021

February 26, 2021 – Snow crab harvesters in Newfoundland and Labrador are cautiously optimistic following an overall positive assessment update


MEDIA RELEASE: FFAW Releases Results of Election Questionnaire

Feb 8, 2021

February 8, 2021 – FFAW-Unifor launched their Virtual Lobby Week on Monday January 25th to seek commitments from the leaders


MEDIA RELEASE: FFAW Raises The Alarm on Seal Predation and Offshore Draggers in 3Ps During Annual Meeting on Groundfish Stocks

Jan 14, 2021

January 14, 2021 – The inshore fleets in 3Ps have relied on cod traditionally to support multispecies enterprises, bringing important


MEDIA RELEASE: FFAW Responds to Rebuilding Plan for Atlantic Cod in 2J3KL

Dec 22, 2020

December 22, 2020 – FFAW-Unifor finds the Rebuilding Plan for Atlantic Cod prepared by DFO discouraging. The approach outlined in the


MEDIA RELEASE: FFAW Commends New Owner-Operator and Fleet Separation Regulations

Dec 10, 2020

December 10, 2020 – The new Owner-Operator and Fleet Separation regulations enacted by the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans


MEDIA RELEASE: FFAW Responds to 2020 DFO 3Ps Cod Stock Assessment

Nov 20, 2020

November 20, 2020 – For years, fish harvesters on the South Coast of Newfoundland and Labrador have been vocal about declining


MEDIA RELEASE: DFO Closes Atlantic Mackerel Fishery as an Abundance of Mackerel Reached the Northeast Coast

Nov 14, 2020

November 14, 2020 – FFAW is calling on DFO to revise its approach to mackerel science so that a true understanding


MEDIA RELEASE: FFAW Calls for Halt to Acquisition of Quinlan Brothers by Royal Greenland

Sep 22, 2020

The elimination of Quinlan Brothers as competition means that three large processing companies now control approximately 75% of all fish processing in the province, and close to 85% of the lucrative shellfish processing in the province.

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